Photograph of men playing football

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Falkener, Herschel Hall, American, 1901 - 1992
Unidentified Man or Men
Shaw University, American, founded 1865
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 2 11/16 × 4 1/8 in. (6.8 × 10.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1930
Description
A black and white photograph of fourteen men playing football at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. One of the players is Herschel H. Falkener. The football players are all wearing the same uniforms: dark shirts, light pants, dark knee-length socks over the pants and medium dark, leather helmets with earflaps. Five spectators are watching the game in the background and a man wearing a white shirt and black pants is in the foreground. There are no inscriptions or marks, front or back.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Education
Football
Men
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Object number
2014.94.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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